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Melbourne’s Festival of Death and Dying Is Happening This Weekend

The annual event takes place September 9th and 10th

Talking about death and dying isn’t particularly popular anywhere. But Australians are especially adept at avoiding the subject, at least according to a recent article in the Sydney Morning Herald. And that’s exactly why Peter Banki decided to organize the … Continue reading

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“Festival of Death and Dying” Builds Attendees’ “mortality muscles”

New festival aims to shift the way we think about mortality

What comes to mind when you think about the words “festival” and “death”? Peter Banki, an associate member of the Philosophy Research Initiative at the University of Western Sydney, hopes you will get curious, and a little excited. Banki is … Continue reading

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